[Tagging] Wikifiddling, surface=cobblestone vs. sett & paving_stones

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 02:10:17 BST 2012

On Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 5:28 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> not so sure about this. Currently there is really a lot of values in
> surface but (as far as I know) none of them gets subtagged. Instead of
> subtagging we could also keep cobblestone for "sett" and invent
> another value for old cobblestones, could be something dumb like
> real_cobblestone, real_cobbles, round_cobbles, round_cobblestone,
> old_cobblestone or similar. We would subsequently change the tags for
> the (probably few) surface=cobblestone which are actually old_cobbles
> and done.

Ok - I guess I'm wary of there being so many surface values, but that
does seem to be the practice. (How does any data reuser cope with so

Possible values:


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